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Oct 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
-- far from resolved. >> a local community gets ready damaged during last year's earthquake. >> some warm temperatures. >> the return of chris cooley worms the hearts of a lot of redskins fans. -- warms the hearts of a lot of redskins fans. man: to some people, social security is just a number. but to me, it's money that i earned. i count ont ocial security. and i don't want washington politicians like george allen... privatizing it. if george allen wants to risk his owown money on wall street.. that's fine. but i don't want him risking mine. george allen just isn't watching out for us. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa a credit car d with a qualala ifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% % more than cars earning 1% cash back on almost everythinth prices areline declining significantly, we are told. average is down 12 cents since last week. prices down locally as well. maryland has dropped to $3.64. virginia is at $3.51. >> retailers
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
a local college campus. see why some -- why a high- ranking member is off the job. >> would you pay extra to eat dinner at a certain time? see where that might start to happen. >> a former nfl star turned actor. we will look back at the life of alex callas. >> a local reporter dies in a fire. coming up, find out >> the mother of a reporter who shot and killed us talking about it. >> she was found in her burning home and was killed by a gunshot to the neck. no one has been arrested in this case. we've got this story from our newsroom. >> very difficult to put into words what this mother is going through, but when she got word that her daughter had been shot to death, she said that was horrifying. >> i don't think a day goes by that i don't think ever. >> she now has only memories of a daughter she loved dearly, ripped out of her life three months ago. the 48-year-old reporter for the "winchester star" was found dead in her burned out home in virginia. now i newly released autopsy report reveals that her daughter was shot in the neck before the fire. a fire the mother cannot understan
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealer is. very good news. atlanta or st. louis. in a press conference after manager says the is not sure how serious the injury is, but getting 6 hits and news, out.ing bottom of the fourth. ryan zimmerman at the plate. he smashes his 25th home run of the year. a solo shot ties the game up at 1-1. bottom of the eighth. michael. he gets his term. to the right. rounding the bases, he actually hurt his hamstring. they now get a few days off starting the course season -- the postseason. >> we will not worry about who are going to-- play or where. remiss do not the story ofbly the day for many local sports fans. teddy won. in his post-game interview, yes, he had one. he smiled. they will be chairing the team on. -- cheering the team on. the orioles wrapping things up in tampa. baltimore has to win tonight for at the title. if new york loses, and they win, they will be tied with the yankees. the two rivals will play a game. the redskins host the atlanta but the homenday, advantage may actually be of sorts fore a seven-game los
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
looking for impala that might have front-end damage. friends and family mourning the loss of a local professor killed accident in downtown washington. was walking his dog in his penn quarter neighborhood and that when a car the sidewalk and struck him. professor atory university. >> i felt so terrible. my immediate reaction was to prayer. >> i think we are all in shock devastated at the such a warm colleague, teacher. police believe the driver may have suffered a medical emergency/ a woman believed to be d.c.'s resident will be laid to rest today. her 110thams at celebration two years ago in this video? . on september 21 at age of 112th. perfume will will be at 11:00 at church inpolitan ame northwest. she credited god for her long life. willexandra residents a chance to hear from mayoral candidates and council candidates. the event takes place from 7:00 until 9:30 tonight at george washington middle school. there's a dual repeats on the loose in prince william county. has been ripping necklaces of his victims' necks. eye witness hatter's stolen last evening outside her apartment in m
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
twoking developments stories a shocking local horrifying plan to kidnap, killed, and women.lizes we have breaking news about hurricane sandy. the death toll has climbed to 21. powerful storm is moving closer to the u.s. and the washington, d.c., metro area. bob has the latest from our hurricane center. >> winds are still 90 miles per hour. across see it moving cuba. the circulation extends of miles to the east, could be positive thrust. here is the latest. asremains off the coast, but move off the north coast, remember, this is a 70% chance of where the will be, but it is looking likely it will be coming monday into tuesday. problem forbe any the marine corps marathon. increasing reins as we get into rainning, and tuesday, and flooding. it may be to our north, especially with inland flooding early next week. it looks like a major storm. >> we have video from florida. this video from miami. pictures like this have alert,ds on high reminiscent of a hurricane's .ears ago live from alexandria. >> no one can forget the dark days. of people are worried about potential power outages that are th
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
to you by your local -- >> the toyota sports desk. brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> let's recap how it happened. 2nd quarter -- makes an amazing play. goes 28 yards. gets some speed, goes into the crowd. possible momentum change here. billy cundiff -- will he have a job tomorrow? they could be up 10-0, but no. tying the game at 7. holding it's breath on this play. trying to get the first down -- and boom. he lands a huge hit. take another look. he was down for quite a while. it was careful afterwards. they say he has a mild concussion, according to mike shanahan. falcons taking a 14-10 lead. he throws to santana moss going for a 77-yard touchdown. tied at 17. late in the 4th hand off up the middle. 24-17, falcons. he's a rookie. he's not rg3. picked off. skins lose 24-17 and all everyone is talking about is the health of robert griffin 111. >> i don't know what happened in my quarterback. i don't know what they diagnosed him with. >> i did not want to bother him. i told them to keep me posted. >> i was in pursuit. i wanted to get him out of bounds. i just tried t
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of the day after nhe debate continues o wjla.com. we have local reaction. what you thought as the debate on with their instant reaction and the latest updates from the campaign trail. >> police said the together a they believehe man salted five women in springfield -- a sketch of the believed us all to five women in springfield. on last two attacks happened hidden avenue. e other three in the nearby area. we showed the sketch to residents of the arab today. the community is that -- of the today. is on high alert. strong was released from jail. gonzales is now charged with murder.d accused of beating the 72- old man with a baseball t last month in an effort to take his wallet. the victim was hospitalized. >> a day in court for a young man involved in a fiery police pursuit in chevy chase. you might remember three people died in the crash. the fourth person in that car is trial for car theft. brad bell is live at the county courthouse. by all accounts, was incredibly lucky to survive that. of his friends perished. prosecutors say richardson needs to pay the price for his role in the
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
visibility. less than a mile. it is really some locally dense fog. for tomorrow morning posses rush hour bad visibility. there could be morning flight de for small morning, heading out to work, some early morning fog. that will mean some delays, i think. plan accordingly by the time we get into the afternoon, it may feel more like august. tomorrow morning i think somebody delays. ? we will be back to you in a bid for that. meanwhile, there is a new showdown. the redskins rolled the dice now by taking a very public stance. it supports question 7 garrett? a neighbor is being helped, the national harbor. j. kidd fourth with the latesay with the latest. ? >> if this ballet initiative is successful, it could pave the way for a casino here in national arbor. -- harbor. the washington redskins are endorsing question 7. the initiative will allow maryland possea new casino to be built in prince george's county. >> i am excited -- i am excited. >> some say they should not be in the business of suggesting how people >>. >> to endorse what he believes is very unprecedented. >> it creates jobs and i
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
shops were closed today. exception of this maman and locals, there refute on the street. >>t feels very different. >> the wind and rain that is concern. what impact tropical storm force have on trees. >> we are concerned with the that the wind and rain will trees. they will pull down power lines severe powerave outages for multiple days. >> tens of thousands of were left without power this summer. many expect sandy will leave e dark. th >> we've gotten our batteries to gather. extra food and ice and things like that. >> you can see the wind has been every fewck and forth minutes. gotten some of these trees swing quite a bit. a lot of concern, whether or not r outages and powe not the water will start rising. >> we shall see. d.c..head over to another area that is used to e damaging floods. >> the sandbags are stacked against basement doors. far, so good for bloomingdale's. of concern about any intent downpours. including dell, residents took into their own hands keep the sewers from being clocked by leaves. i live in a basement. this is a flood prone area. >> a cross town on capitol hil
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the bottom of the pack. >> who is counting? still ahead, the football fiasco the forestay local high school team to make changes and the upper that is causing. >> angela mccaskill speaks out about the same sex controversy. >> is it to save money or win latino take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yethat's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. maryland schools are number one in america because we invest in the but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states. question 7 keeps that maryland money in maryland through expansion of gaming in maryland. it will mean hundreds of millions of dollars for our schools. as g
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
hurricanes sandy as it makes its way up north. we will show you how local power companies are preparing in case sandy had our way. s woman accused of leading a wild police chase is being held without bond pending a psychiatric evaluation. she was released from a psychiatric hospital last friday. yesterday, the chase started at 66 in virginia. she faces several charges including assault and reckless endangerment. the man accused of wounding a guard at the family research council faces terrorism charges. the indictment against floyd corkins contains seven new charges. it is the first such charged under d.c. anti-terrorism act of 2002. he is doing court on friday. >> new developments surrounding the attack in benghazi, e-mails indicate the white house and state department did two hours after the benghazi attack that an islamic militant group was claiming responsibility. administration officials said the attacks followed a protest over an anti-muslim from. hillary clinton says the e- mails lack of full perspective that the investigations are meant to bring out. mitt romney dealt with is som
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 6:00pm EDT
bowl event and local artists donated 300 handcrafted bowls. you can purchase them for $25 and then they were filled with soups and breads donated by local restaurants. proceeds will help to hundred thousand children and many of the thousands of the working poor in our communities. >> that's wonderful. >> what a gorgeous day to day. >> it will continue. we have one opportunity tomorrow evening and tonight for showers and storms, but beyond that, back to beautiful weather. it this age the cameras in laurel. -- this hd camera is in laurel. marchers are cooler and will turn cooler still. 66 is the current temperature in the charles county. 63 in hagerstown. 62 in leesburg with the wind nice and white. here are the official numbers today measured at reagan national airport. 69 and 46 are the official high and low. 68 and 50 are the average. warmer air to the south and southwest and this is the push in temperatures that will warm up to at least 70 degrees. high pressure with a delightful weather today moving off the coast that will start to a accelerate the wind and it will be gusting th
ABC
Oct 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
following this breaking story live from outside ballstom commons mall. the local police are not the only ones involved in the investigation? >> this involves multiple local of federal agencies, some still on the scene. the fbi's washington field office evidence response team is entrance of the mall. the police just wrapped up a conference, this time to arrest of a person interest. have video of the arrest as it happened. this is cellphone video a bystander took as the police took down the suspect as he was lunch at courthouse plaza. the police believe he is responsible for disrupting mall whenrush at the tossed the molotov cocktail into the food court. the police describe the device as crude and unsophisticated. ignite as he intended. once the police, a.t.f., and fbi the scene, three other bottles were discovered. within minutes, the mall was it.uate the atf is investigating everything. >> we could not get his name. we still want to talk to him. after what the fbi said, we want out what is inside his head. >> he is now in arlington county custody, being .uestioned out of all of this, no
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
locals don't like it. that's madison bumgarner. getting help from fielding here. top two, prince fielder tying to score from first. bad idea. these gone down. a missed opportunity for detroit. that's scary opportunity there for detroit pitcher doug fister. taking a line drive from gregor blanco. he would stay in. later in the inning, that's fister getting bumgarner to fly out. bumgarner did his work on the bump. omar infante, also no. bumgarner, seven innings, two hits, eight ks. 4-6-3 double-play. 2-0. giants get the win. >>> nfl football on a thursday night. adrian peterson and the vikings undefeated at home taking on the buccaneers. christian ponder to percy harvin. beautiful fade route. great catch. bucs down 13-7. josh freeman, mike williams. that's a better catch because the degree of difficulty was a steep one. look at williams. one foot and a little toe-tap. 20-7. fourth touchdown catch of the season. third quarter is freeman. short pass to doug martin. freeman had three touchdowns. combined one yard ahead of scrimmage because that was a screen pass that martin converted.
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 6:00am EDT
story. >> a search is underway in montana for two local veterinarians who disappeared while hiking. they were reported missing when the missed their flights on friday. they had been hiking and glacier mountain. brianne carter is live in vienna with the latest. >> peckins would be coming to his office here this morning but he is still in montana and crews are looking for him and his friend. there is concern this morning for the two friends who are still missing after going hiking last week. the two men went to glacier national park in montana and were supposed to fly home to dulles friday but never made their flight. >> he walked his dogs and i see him every day. >> the national park service and dozens out to search for the two but efforts have been hampered by what is up to a foot and a half of snow. his mother believes the snow may have caused the man to lose the trial and get lost. officials said they found the camp site that may have been theirs and located their carbon have not found the man. >> it is concerning because he has a family, with a small daughter. >> we understand h
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
could collide with a weather system coming from the midwest. >> [inaudible] >> local beaches or about erosion. >> i like the way it is. i would hate to see it go way. >> power outages and massive flooding are in everyone's mind here at home. pepco crews expect lines in college park has sent crews to clear power lines and sores. >> my daughter is another area. my family is all around. >> with a mix of weather systems like the one we may get in the next couple of days, experts predict about $1 billion in damages. >> thanks so much. we invite everyone to stay with abc 7 news because we will have complete coverage of hurricane sandy. we will keep you updated on line as well as [indiscernible] on wjla.com. the presidential candidates are putting themselves to undecided voters in key swing states. >> met romney is making in its major economic speech in iowa. president obama has white house business to take care of this morning but will speak with several media organizations including m-tv. nine minutes after the hour. >> officials in seattle will do teacher: this is west virginia penn
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
be the empty nest syndrome. >> first, the showdown over marriage comes to a local college campus. [ earnest ] out of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble inin the warehous. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us s that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we buil that stage, it was like building my owffn coffin, and it just made me sisick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. what will the next four years be like? one: the debt will grow from $16 trillion to $20 trillion. two: 20 million americans could lose their employer-based health care. three: taxes on the middle class will go up by $4,000. four: energy prices will continue
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
these are of themans, but most are people in costume, local groups. if you are traveling through arena, some of the roads shut down. if you are coming year, it ought parade.r the >> florida braces for sandy. .e will have the latest >> our weather is beautiful now. >> the world series kicks off tonight. i have breaking news on london fletcher. ike leggett: gaming generated one hundred and eighty... million dollars for maryland schools. question seven will double it. rushern baker: question seven will add table games and... a new casino, generating millions of dollars... every year, without raising taxes. leggett: and audits will ensure the money goes... where it's supposed to. more jobs, and millions for schools. baker: question seven will be good for our kids... our teachers, and our schools. leggett: keep maryland money in maryland. baker: please vote fte question seven. leggett: vot vfor question seven. >> some good news today for the u.s. housing market. 389,000 homesles, last month. an increase of 6% over august. it indicates steady improvement byhousing market driven record
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 11:35pm EDT
responsibility gets transferred to the local offices. but unfortunately the communication is an important issue that will be debated in the years ahead. but it should be a hurricane watch or warning. it is a hurricane and will be doing damage along new jersey, long island t coast of new england it will be historic. and it will be late tomorrow and into tuesday. it's still not raining in new york city. >> how does this storm rival any other storms you can remember? >> the only one i can remember is the blizzard of 78. it was like that anded the an eye but that was a winter situation that came up. by the time i got home after three or four days, four feet snow. this one because it's autumn, five to ten inches of rain in many areas. so what we have to deal with is the rain then the wind. once the soil gets saturated that's the increasing danger of power outages and trees coming down. one posssive is leaves are down but the roads are going to be slippery in the morning with the leaves down. >> a viewer on twitter wants to know what time the winds will hit in arlington area? >> the winds will
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 4:00am EDT
service. other local mass transit systems are planning to shut down today. >> all three d.c. area airports will stay open. they have already cancelled hundreds of flights out of dull es bwi and national airport. be sure to call ahead if you have a flight. she continues our team coverage. we are talking about traces of rain already. >> absolutely. good morning to you. the biggest concern was going to be storm surge. they will continue to monitor that over the next 24. the water coming over the sea wall. that is the concern. we are at 17th and the boardwalk. anything south of that is part of the mandatory evacuation zone. they have to get out of here as quickly as possible. the wind has been whipping hard this morning. this is not the beginning of what we are going to feel in ocean city. the water is now coming closer. this is something we have been monitoring. we are the brink of the area they are evaluating. they are trying to keep everybody's safe, knowing the first responders will not be able to get them in the case of an emergency. >> thank you very much. from ocean city to ann
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
is a little bit on the muggy humid side. that low-level moisture we had think there will locally dense fog visibility. you can check this out on our website and home-based morning. is good right now. what is going on on radar. much.g showers a around lynchburg. some of those tomorrow morning. out to ourch well west. that is more associated with a will really come here later on in the week. one is what has been going since this time last night. see that overall pattern our north. there are southwesterly winds us cared a lot of clouds, but still warm clouds. as we go through the overnight e some -- ie could b our simulation is overdoing the showers. showers tomorrow morning. on, late thursday and friday, look at what is happening out west. that is now in the northern some realinnesota and will be coming our way as we get on into late saturday and especially into sunday. l be attended by some showers. muggy.w morning, one more one day. humid, but not as timid as today. -- humid as today. saturday with a cold front coming through. at the temperature drop. sunday morning, showers. tem
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
over local radar that dates back to the 1850's. >> family members of those -- over a local graveyard that dates back to the 1850's. ancestors arrived in these areas in the 1600's. when she found out the graves of her ancestors were moved, she tried to stop it. the process to remove the great developer wants to build homes on the side. an archaeologist says that of the 15 graves, 12 have already been removed. the headstones are gone. the remains will eventually be reburied in upper marlborough. asthey deserve just burial as my ancestors. >> after testing, the county theeologists so far of our of caucasian members of the family. >> it is all pretty much been nothing we there is can do. us thenty tells developer went for the right .rocess up, a special offer for the holidays. >> it feels more like spring and fall out there tonight. more on that, right after the break. the redskins kicker received of flak the past few days frome has done some praise teammates today. the nationals are still smiling today after their late-night party. too many americans are struggling to find work in today
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
they are both americans and one of them even as a local talk to our region. we will pull up on the screen and introduce you to the doctor and professor at stanford university. next up, we have robert lefkowitz and the as a researcher at howard hughes medical institute right here in chevy chase maryland. the two researchers won for their studies of g-protein receptors which is cell work. they help create new drugs to battle diseases that are out there. these two researchers have won the nobel prize for chemistry. on friday, we will win the -- we will learn the winner of the nobel peace prize. >> thanks so much. doctors in pakistan said the next few days will be crucial for the 14-year-old girl was shot by the taliban for advocating education for girls. she was shot in the head and neck. a pakistani officials say they successfully removed a bullet from her neck in an operation that took hours and they had complications. the girl is said to be improving but is still unconscious. >> the house held a a hearing on security related to the shooting in libya. the state department says the c
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
tysons, moving without delay. that is the latest. back to you. >> thank you. the big today -- a day local baseball fans have waited decades to see. at 1:00, the national take part in the first ever home playoff game. >> they are hoping to take the lead in the national league division series against the cardinals. dear dodd live from the part this morning. >> happ-- >> we are joined live from the park this morning biggert this is the first playoff game in dc in 79 years. i am = = with-- with all this excitement we have to talk merchandise. you look like a ballplayer. this is what we see on the field with the players. >> this is one of the great items. people see this on tv and say i have to have that. this has been a great item for us. >> the team has been a big seller for many years. how excited has it been? tell us how busy you had been. >> it has been a great year from the beginning. a great brand. since late september, it as been crazy. >> show us a little bit. we have some items on display. >> this is when they clinched the nl east division. this is one of the champions we have just d
ABC
Oct 18, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. two adult females were taken to local hospitals with much less severe injuries. because of what sparked all of this is still under investigation. the good news at this hour is things have resumed back to normal. >> early morning fire claimed the life of a man in northwest d.c. a man called 911 around 3:00 this morning for all home on newton place and said he had said himself on fire with his oxygen tank of. he was rushed to the hospital where he later died. no one else was injured. a funeral under way this note for women and four grandchildren killed in a fire last week in baltimore. others in the home at the time escaped. one woman jumped from a window with an infant. because of that fire is still under investigation. >> going on storm watch tonight. it may look beautiful right now but that will probably change. >> we've seen some nasty weather off to the west. here's what it looked like this morning after a storm rolled through the state of tennessee. major damage, the latest in a string of damaged throughout the south. >> adam caskey has the forecast. >> we just have clouds m
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 6:00pm EDT
? >> local products in basketball and football are being touted today, and the redskins take a day to get healthy and regroup. with over 200 varieties, keurig makes brewing a delicious cup of coffee simple. . how does it brew such great coffee? well... inside the brewer are these green fields of coffee and if you travel up this mountain, there's this huge coffee grinder. and then the coffee lands in this cup and water rushes through. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. pamela howze: it just seems like such an... infringement on our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. >> you may not be able to be at tonight's presidential debate, but use can -- you can still weigh in on what is being said. >> greta crews gives us a quick tutorial on how this works. >> i am going to make this very easy for you so
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Oct 24, 2012 4:00am EDT
beach and tried to administer cpr. the attack has some locals saying they will be staying far away from the ocean. >> too many bad things have been happening here. and the water, it's pretty unpredictable. >> once in a while, you get to see some whales, which is pretty cool. but, no. there's too many sharks out here, man. that's my opinion. i wouldn't dare go in there. >> medical examiners say they will be looking at the bite marks to help determine the sides and type of the shark. at least one marine expert says the attacker was likely a great white. >>> two teenage brothers are now charged with murdering a 12-year-old neighbor girl in southern new jersey. autumn pasquale's body was discovered in a recycling bin, next to where the suspects lived with their mother. the middle schooler was apparently lured into their house saturday afternoon by the younger boy. and then, strangled. the boy's mother was the one who called police after she read disturbing posts on a facebook page. >>> and here's a heads-up for the next time you fly. for the first time, we know where you're most likely to g
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Oct 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
"good morning washington." several local homeowners will be spending the week making repairs because of this, down trees throughout the area. we're going to >> welcome back to washington. it's 4:18 right now. we're giving you live pictures from queens, new york. this is the rockaway peninsula area, specifically the breezy point section of queens. what you're looking at here is a fire an enormous fire, that's now affecting 50 homes in a flood zone area actually. so there are 200 firefighters out there right now trying to respond to this enormous fire in the midst of floodwater. >> the fire started and spread very quickly because firefighters, when they initially got there, they couldn't get to the scene. they couldn't reach it at first because they were blocked off because of all the water in the area. unfortunately, it just spread from house to house to house, and right now, as you can see from these live pictures in new york city, 50 houses have already been affected in this flood zone, up in the breezy point section of long island. nearly 200 firefighters are still there. dramatic pic
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Oct 15, 2012 4:00am EDT
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ABC
Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
surprised. >> why was a convicted sex offender allowed to speak at a local family festival? >> and will sandy take all of the sand? president obama: i'm barack obama and i approve... this message. anncr: victims. dependent. that's what mitt romney called forty-seven percent... of amerins. inincluding people on medicare. but what about his plan for you? romney would replace guaranteed benefits with a voucher system. seniors could pay six thousand dollars more a year. a plan aarp says would undermine medicare. you're no victim...you earned your benits. don't let mitt romney take them away. >> this is a live shot of chicago, president obama about to go and cast his vote in chicago, illinois. he just showed his i.d. anyway, there is early voting going on all over the country. everyone is watching hurricane sandy. people along the maryland and delaware beaches could be in the target area. >> brad bell is live in bethany beach with how people are preparing. >> a beautiful day at bethany, but a number of walking the boardwalk. just about every one of them has asked the same thing, express
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
a local. >> last year susan g. komen funded 700,000 press screenings low income women. you can get involved in the fight against by visiting the komen website. good morning, washington. >> i am meteorologist jacqui this tuesday morning. e wet.allowabl -- it is a little wet outside. you will probably need the umbrella. showers on and off throughout the day. to light rain at time. starting to sneak into the beltway. ou'll see it on 66 in fairfax. no lightning detected. 66 at reagan national, 61 at dulles. today, highhowers in the mid-70s,. we have 80's in the seven-day forecast. first let's check on traffic with angela. >> light showers, and things getting a little busy. reported in centreville, northbound 28 on the ramp to 66, on there restrictions ramp due to the accident. prince william police reporting occoquan road at route 1. , trafficfic -- on 95 building and we are on the brakes near courthouse road quantico. to on the brakes from prince y northboundwa heading to the occoquan. bad you get to 395, not inside the beltway heading to the district. back to you. >> thank you. it is
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Oct 16, 2012 5:00am EDT
is hurting local businesses who depend on how to crowd. orsometimes we make $100 $150 in the week. orand we would be doing 30% business on capitals fans. >> the nhl has canceled games through october 24 and more games could be on the horizon. it's 5:27. the news continues at 5:30. >> we expect to hear from a local profs today about the that put her job local profs today about the that put her job indefinite(bell rings) hi. yes? you know those delicious granola bunches in honey bunches of oats? i love those. we've added more to every box. really? wow! honey bunches of oats. make your day bunches better. ♪ use freedom and get cash back. ♪ack. ♪ five percent on hotels and airlines. ♪ ♪ oh everybody conga line, ok! activate your 5% cash back at chase.com/freedom. ♪ everybody get, erybody get! ♪ oh, please don't call me "pumpkin." no, that's white chocolate and pumpkin. oh. pumpkin. ha ha! you've never tasted pumpkin like this. try new pumpkin white chocolate or pumpkin mocha coffees and lattes today. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. str
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Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
finding other places like a local drinking establishment. for that returned to crystal city with more on how fans are reacting. >> do not worry, they have it here at crystal city sports club. like i was saying, we have northern virginia as well. there is that feeling that baseball is back in washington and for the first time in a long time we have playoff baseball here in the capital. >> this is the first time since the early 1930's. it was very exciting with the capitals having something to cheer about. >> we are hoping that this is another win. what are you hoping for out of today's game? >> something exciting. it has been a long time since we've had a reason to be excited about baseball. we have a lot of excited fans. without it, i do not know what happened. >> out here, i have to tell you that they have what they call a nattitude shooter. some of these fans coming in on their lunch break they can head down to the park. >> still on the clock? >> we expect you to behave throughout the rest of the show. it is getting better and better outside. warmer than what it was earlier. >> righ
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Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm EDT
between 30 ando years -- jerry sandusky was sentenced. got reaction from local state graduate. >> even the judge today called sandusky statements unbelievable, the fact that he continues to maintain his innocence has not only the but formergusted graduates that are already focused on the new era. >> his penn state routes run deep. his sister is in the heart of state college. 'sroject during -- sandusky today up 30 years in prison at 68 durso, the former l bestant football coach wil locked up for life. the convicted pedophile spoke the court, maintaining his innocence. the same denial he gave us last night. >> they can treat me as a takeer, but they cannot away my heart. in my heart, i know i did not do alleged disgusting acts. >> several of the victims fired back. those that suffered abuse at the were of sandusky say they satisfied with the sentence. handed the sentence was down, he was very emotional. see what an to was for him.ent it >> the scandal brought the .ootball program to its knees it is a tainted air that many , andtxious to mov forward to the day sandusky is no longer with
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
local toyota dealers. the mound ofok game 2 and ordinarily -- took the mound of game d ordinarily, it would be a relief for fans. he is terrible against the cardinals. fifth, zimmerman something about it. i am not sure. 7-2. top of the sixth, espinoza hit a long fly ball. yesterday.ectacular on,hth, he adds it shot.s a solo no way they can climb out of this one. they lose 12-4. >> and they let it get away there at the end. we will try to take care of it. we needed to get at least a split. you want to win every game, but a split, that is good. back, and take of business. >> orioles hosting the yankees camden yards. the third, a single to right. making it 2-1, birds. the crowd was very rambunctious. bottom of the sixth, mark reynolds since a single to 3-wind.akin right now, they are leading 3-2 in the seventh. griffin suffered r concussion in the third r of yesterday's game. mike shanahan says it looks good quarterback will play this weekend. that hit was a clean hit, but no doubt a hard-line. it is a day do they watch until game time. if there are no symptoms, headaches or dizzines
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Oct 17, 2012 11:00pm EDT
it out. prepare for a playoff. >> and now, the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> the redskins started their game plan. the giants in new york. take off arting to off at this year for it. because of the redskins' . -- performance rg3 says it is time to move on the giants. am done watching it, espn or onis on else's phone. moving on to the next game. that will live long in history. sure, 20 years from now, probably be talking about. abouts the great thing to play at the highest level. somewhats become --ignificant compared forget itll never somewhate compared to rg3. >> those redskins. [laughter] he was like, i was there. like, that was a good one. i had not seen that run in a long time. >> [laughter] the ravens made a surprising move. a designated to return tag. the ravens are hoping their live endr comes back before the of the season. triceps were prepared with surgery. monthsally takes three to heal completely. nike severed its ties with lance armstrong. strong foundation and ways,ong have now parted as well. nike says there was evidence hele i
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Oct 18, 2012 4:30am EDT
. it is at 10:18 a.m. some local schools will participate in the drill. drop cover, and hold on. this comes after the first anniversary of the magnitude 5.8 quake on the east coast. >> back to normal on 270 after an four-vehicle spill in bethesda. a tractor-trailer started leaking fuel and that led to some lanes being shut down nearly three hours during the cleanup. >> in business news, d.c. college students are deep in debt. >> american airlines is in hiring mode. ellen braitman joins us from bloomberg in new york. >> good morning. market's pretty quiet this morning. earnings season in full swing. we will get a corporate report card on chipotle, google, microsoft, verizon, southwest today. american airlines is looking to hire 1500 flight attendants. surprising because the company is trying to trim costs. it has not hired flight attendants in over a decade. the current attendance had accepted a voluntary buyout. gallaudet continue to be on the rise -- college debt continues to be on the rise. students are $26,000 in debt on average. that's a 5% jump from the prior year. even worse in
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
local toyota dealers. >> the nationals are wondering who is it going to be? >> the nationals are just like you and me today, sitting back and watching baseball on television because the winner of the game against atlanta and st. louis will host the nationals. all of the players think the new rule is a little odd. somebody called it quirky that the team but the best record starts on the road but they are not letting that cloud the bigger picture. gonzalez will start sunday. it comes as no surprise he is the starting pitcher. >> the one thing we do not know is -- i will probably hang myself. >> for chris davis, tonight will bring things both circle. he will face his former team, the rangers. even in the two years they went to the world series, he was cut from the roster. now he will get his chance. he is on the mound tonight for the birds. reynolds says it will have to be more than that. they will host the yankees on sunday and it is another challenge they are ready to meet. >> it is a different mindset for players, that they have not had all year. that is why it is important to be
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> we have got a lot going on in the sports world around here. >> and it is not good for the nationals so far. you just want them to win then -- you just want them to win when they are on the road. today, the nats hope to win. zimmerman fakes the bunt. that sends ian desmond. it could have stopped at third. nothing is stopping that guy. down the line. fair ball. home run. in the fourth, st. louis police 6-1. -- leads 6-1. the orioles played tonight. they are 7-2 in their game one. baltimore will get another shot in game two. robert griffin at the third -- robert griffin iii made history. as we've seen time and again with michael vick, rushing can lead to danger. he got leveled. he has on mild concussion according to experts. >> the next few days, we will see exactly what happens. right now, it looks good. not really sure if it stays that way. but the professionals will monitor this situation and let us know if he is able to play or not. >> and somebody has got to be ready if he does go down. he made quite a splash wi
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Oct 7, 2012 5:30pm EDT
not independent. it's just not true. >> the toyota sports desk. brought to you by your local tweeted dealers. -- toyota dealers. >> robert grifinfin iii has suffered a concussion today. let's recap today. second quarter scoreless until this incredible play. taking into the house. 28 yards, 7-0 skins. late in the second, billy conn deaf -- billy cundiff. i would expect a pink slip for him. he misses. marching down the field. 1-yard t.d. tying. 3rd quarter -- hitting close to home. when you run as a quarterback had slight that can happen. it did not look pretty. take another look. he was on the sidelines getting cared for. but he was taken back to the locker room for treatment. the falcons take a lead in the fourth. to santana moss -- a 77-yard touchdown. they are excited. turner taking the handoff up the middle. 24-17 atlanta with two to go. he runs a little bit out of magic. pick off. he would throw another one this moments later. these scans to lose 24-17. everyone is biting their nails waiting to hear about the franchise quarterback. >> i did not know what they diagnosed hi
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
virginia. >> why parents at a local school might have to pay rent to use their children's classroom. >> amtrak trains stop moving right at the height of the noon rush hour. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants tdo... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. alexis douglas: i can remember when i was younger and... my family was not necessarily financially stable. we were poor. anncr: then alexis got a job at the mgm casino in michigan. and it changed her life. alexis: i started as a wardrobe clerk. but then i was able to work my way up. i got a 401k, i have health insurance... and i make great money. anncr: in maryland, question seven will create... twelve thousand jobs. from hotel an
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Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
presidential debate in 2000. local residents are offering their opinions. >> joe biden is not going to do very well >> in the washington area, of voters are weighing in on who will win and who they want to win. >> paul ryan is a polarizing peck. >> it is going to be pretty even. >> the many who say they plan to vote said they have no plans to watch tonight's debate. >> i did not think it makes that big of a difference. >> i do not think it will be very interesting. i have a lot of work. >> it does matter what vp did has to say. >> if something were to happen to either man, those guys have to fill the void. they're very important. >> no one has got the correct answer to my trivia question on twitter. center college lobbied hard to land the vp debates. reporting live in the news room rebecca cooper. >> close. there are more ways you can interact. go to wjla.com/react. we are using new technology on our website so you can give us your instant reaction. >> metro is finalizing plans to handle the inauguration. back in 2009, the biggest single ridership the in natural history with 1.5 million c
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Oct 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
start. we will reach 80 degrees this afternoon. satellite and radar, not a locally other than clouds and a few sprinkles eventually and maybe some rain by later on sunday. today, partly cloudy skies. 77-82 degrees. tropical storms standing with 70 per hour winds, 100 or so of kingston, jamaica. there's a chance of some sandy with aith front that's moving to our sunday. now do jamee whitten. is gone from the in stafford county. 905, stillinterstate tracking delays from an earlier between centreport 630 courthouse road. an accident is gone. crews had to send a sand crude absorbent on the .oad because of a fuel spill they will pick that up later. outer fredericksburg into stamford, you can see the .olume route 1 picked up a lot of the bailout. b-w parkway southbound near 197 as a crash. back to you. >> thank you. is 59 degrees. we will have a roundup of today's top stories and what you head outnow before you the door. another theng,y make one ultimate driving machine. maryland schools are number one in america because we invest in them. but we can do even more. every year marylanders sp
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Oct 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
tomorrow. >> a local woman was groped and she took matters into her own hands. >> jennifer donelan talked to the woman and has how metro is addressing the situation. >> when this hit a local blog it received an overwhelming response. she decided to chase after this guy because this was bigger than her. >> i hope by sharing my story that is empowerment. >> she is a woman who fought back after a man groped her. >> i started screaming. >> it was a busy friday morning so there were plenty of women around. >> ice cream, this man touched me, hoping somebody would do something. >> she confronted her attacker. >> i started screaming, he put his hand in between my legs. i would scream that over and over again and people stared. >>he called me crazy. that i was making it out. >> two metro employees were there as well. she followed him out of the station. >> i was screaming at him to stop because the police were going to get him. >> officers found the man hiding. riposted was -- her story was posted this week and the response was overwhelming. >> i hope they take away they have a choice and t
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Oct 5, 2012 11:35pm EDT
of a browns, a family of local mormons, once converts themselves. they have gathered to welcome newcomer gloria adamson to the table. is it likely you are going to be converted? >> me and god are tight. right now, the way i am. i suppose we could get a lot tighter. you know, if i repent and do whatever, but -- that's not going to happen any time soon. >> reporter: are there a lot of sins? >> that i've done? >> reporter: yeah. >> absolutely. absolutely. >> reporter: and, she says, she's not ready to stop. are you sorry for drinking? >> no. >> reporter: you are going to be hard to be converted. >> exactly. and i smoke, too. >> reporter: you think you have a pretty good shot to bring her over? >> it's not really about that. as we taught her. we're there to build her faith in christ. >> i don't want our missionaries to think about a number. i don't want a person to think that they're a number. >> reporter: but the church does track converts and their statistics show nearly 300,000 converts were baptized in 2011. all taught, at one point, by missionaries. and it is moments like this
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Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
the news this morning. and to a local newscaster who is now at the center of a national story. >> as an anchorwoman in lacrosse, wisconsin, jennifer leveling ston usually reports the headlines. it all started with a message from a viewer who took aim at jennifer livingston's weight. writing, i was surprised, indeed, to witness that your physical condition has not improved for many years. surely, you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. on her own newscast, livingston, the mother of three, young girls, decided, it was time to respond. >> you know nothing about me, but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> reporter: for more than four minutes, she faced the camera, and the criticism. it has touched off a chorus of kindness. one person saying, that viewer could not have been more wrong. the message you are sending young women is that beauty and brains come in many forms. but livingston says the story isn't just about her. reminding viewers that october is national anti-bullying month. >>
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Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
my mom and dad and my family. >> it was a downer at nationals park. 300 local middle school kids are supposed to have a baseball clinic here with ryan zimmerman but it was canceled because of the weather. we hope that the the weather will not cancel tonight's game. two games left and then the playoffs. >> at least the younkersyoungsters have a playoff team to root for. today on the campaign trail, the running mates are carrying the load while obama and romney prepare for tomorrow night's debate. there is a tall hall at the clinton county courthouse where paul ryan will appear in burlington. ann romney will appear in colorado in a little while. vice-president biden will take the stage at an event surely in charlotte. it's the first of his two plans stops in north carolina today. michelle obama has a speaking appearance in cincinnati. early voting started in ohio this morning. more shots fired in maryland. protesters urging people to vote against question 7 on the november ballot. some of the protesters may have had an ulterior motive. brianne carter has the story from upper marlboroug
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Oct 16, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. find out what local high school team is really in the wake of a violation. >> at your weather center, clear skies. >> you are watching abc 7 news at 11:00. on your side. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> an issue concerns the eligibility of one of the football players on the team, which could have an impact on the futures of dozens of other students. >> parents demanded answers tonight. jay korff has spoken with all the parties involved. he is live. >> the student in question is no longer on the team. according to school officials he used a false address to attend the high school. the football team is being penalized >> this spectacular play has earned the northwestern football team a 6-1 record. but they are in jeopardy due to a move that forced the team to forfeit its games. >> it is appalling. >> it is crazy. >> other teams' parents met tuesday to discuss a hearing that has devastated some. >> the kids were excited and it takes away the mora>> it was determined a player who saw action in the first dance was ineligible because he lived in an area
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Oct 27, 2012 12:00pm EDT
concerned about heavy rain and local flooding. up to 5 inches at the beaches. a to 10 inches a possibility. trees coming down because of the high wind. the highest we've ever had is 98 miles an hour we're expecting nothing like that. that was from hurricane hazel back in 1954. strong wind over a couple of days could bring -- real catholic -- wreak havoc with trees and power lines. monday and tuesday will be delay-- the worst days. on wednesday, lean during showers. thursday we will get out of this system and see improvement. today by all the non-perishables you can. get batteries and candles. we have been through this routine before. rake leaves and get them out of the debtors. keep checking with us. we will keep you up-to-date on the latest. here is another view of sandy. that is a category one storm. even if it becomes a tropical storm, he should never precede it with "just." not a bad day today. the wind will pick up overnight. this is tomorrow morning. look at the rain starts to move in in the afternoon. at the beaches is where we're most concerned. all of the rain will spr
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Oct 31, 2012 12:00am EDT
returned to save my people from the storm. [ laughter and applause ] thank you for ignoring the local authorities to be here tonight for our first show from the harvey theer at the brooklyn academy of music. it's a beautiful theater. mayor bloomberg will be here shortly to have you arrested. a lot has changed since i liviv in brooklyn. last time i was here, i don't remember a hurricane trying to murder me. we were supposed to start our week last night but we couldn't because of hurricane sandy. anyone wt to join a motorcycle gang and take over the streets? after the show. more than 8 million people lost power last night which means no one's watching right now. [ laughter ] new jersey got the worst of it. 60% of the state of new jersey lost power. it's funny when i got here on friday, everyone i met, every single perso said not to worry about the hurricane at all, that's when i knew we were in a lot of trouble. almost everyone i talked to sounded like this guy out in long island named mike. >> we actually found a guy who is awake and alert and waiting to ride out the storm. mike up in
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